Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, May 18, 2009

05-18-09 Burglary arrests top weekend incidents

05-18-09 Burglary arrests top weekend incidents

    Boise May 18th, 2009 - Burglary arrests top the weekend incidents of note in the city of Boise

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  Arrested: Allen M. Miller, 18, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), Resisting and obstructing (m)

  Arrested: Charles C. Westphal, 18, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), Resisting and obstructing (m)

    Boise Police were dispatched to a citizen report of two males checking door handles in the area of 6th and Ressigue early Sunday morning (May 17th) at approximately 3:17 a.m. When Officers approached the two suspects they ran on foot. Officers located the men a short time later in the surrounding neighborhood. Police determined that the two men, later identified as Allen Miller and Charles Westphal, had entered at least 3 vehicles and stolen personal items. Officers recovered several items from the suspects that officers believe had been taken from the victims vehicles. The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Kyle D. Humphrey, 21, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Boise Police received a report of a fight at residence on the 3500 block of Minuteman Way Saturday (May 16th) at approximately 4:30 a.m. Witnesses tell police that the suspect, later identified as Kyle  Humphrey, had been arguing with the victim at a party. The argument became physical when the suspect punched the victim in the face causing facial injuries. Officers believe that alcohol may be a factor in this case. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Zachariah R. Scott, 21, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Assault (F)

    Boise Police were dispatched to a disturbance on the 5300 block of south Pegasus Way Friday evening (May 15th) at approximately 10:26 p.m. Witnesses tell police that a party was taking place when the suspect, who lived a few houses down the road, approached several party goers in the street with a metal rod in his hand. Witnesses say that at one point the suspect threatened to beat the victims, who feared for their safety. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Bobby G. Dalton, 25, Boise

   Charges: Driving under the influence (previous convictions enhancement)(F), Driving without privileges (m), Open Container (m)

    Boise Police observed a truck swerving within its lane going eastbound on I-184 at Chinden Blvd. early Sunday morning (May 17th) at approximately 2:33 a.m. When officers made contact with the driver they could smell the odor of alcohol and observed open beer cans in the vehicle. The suspect, later identified as Bobby Dalton, failed field sobriety tests and was transported to the Ada County Jail where he refused to take a blood alcohol test. A blood draw was performed. A check of the suspects records though Ada County Dispatch revealed that the suspect was currently suspended and had prior convictions for DUI. The suspect was booked into the Ada County jail on the above listed charges.

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Warrant Arrested: Franklin K. Sutton, 22, Unknown

Warrant Charges: Malicious injury to property (F)

    Boise Police arrested Franklin Sutton Saturday (May 16th) near the intersection of Clover and Moore streets at approximately 11:49 p.m. on an outstanding warrant for Malicious Injury to Property.

    The warrant stems from an incident that took place on March 17th 2009 on the 3700 block of Coventry street at approximately 9:56 p.m. Witnesses say that the suspect broke four windows valued at approximately $300.00 a piece with rocks, during an ongoing dispute with the home owners. That information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant charge.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information